What’s new at PAW Online: March 19, 2013

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President Tilghman’s final year has included trips to alumni events in the United States and abroad, not to mention a full schedule on campus. In February, she used her diplomatic skills to moderate the Center for Jewish Life’s annual latke-hamantaschen debate — in which funny and feisty professors and students debated the merits of these two traditional Jewish foods. PAW was on the scene to capture some of the night’s comical highlights. Follow the links below to see our video and view other web exclusives for the March 20 issue.
— Marilyn H. Marks *86, editor
 
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Video: Latkes v. Hamantaschen
President Tilghman moderated February’s annual latke-hamantaschen debate at Whig Hall. Listen to some of the funniest arguments and find out which treat came out on top. WATCH
 
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Firestone Library’s latest exhibit displays nearly 100 items of Americana. In addition to the selections in the magazine, we’ve chosen more to highlight online, including the personal effects of a fallen Civil War soldier. VIEW
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From its origins in the 1920s, the senior-thesis requirement was a boon for library usage. Is the digital age reversing that trend? Gregg Lange ’70 looks at what the future may hold. Also available as a podcast. READ MORE or LISTEN
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The modern-dance star, featured in our cover story, moves from position to position — The New York Times counted “50 that went beyond any choreographic precedent” — in this memorable 2011 solo. WATCH
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Our PDF version is a great option for tablet users. DOWNLOAD
 
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A list of graduate and undergraduate alumni deaths recently reported to the University. READ MORE
 
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Highlights from the March 20 issue:

The dancer How Silas Riener ’06 leapt from Princeton to the world’s top stages.

McCosh 50 enters the high-tech age A look at new enhancements to the 105-year-old lecture hall.

Can women have it all? Anne-Marie Slaughter ’80 and President Tilghman discuss women’s leadership and work-life balance. 

Six receive Princeton’s top student awards Meet this year’s Pyne Prize and Jacobus Fellowship winners.

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